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's moves. >> brown: then, the death toll in syria's 20-month war has climbed past 40,000, according to a human rights group. we get an update from margaret warner, reporting from the turkish border. >> suarez: we continue our conversations with newly-elected senators. judy woodruff talks with virginia democrat tim kaine. >> i intend to hit the ground on january 3 very much running. > running. we can make progress quickly if we listen to each other and find those points of common ground they think do exist. >> brown: mark shields and david brooks analyze the weeks news. >> suarez: spencer michels has the story of a growing crackdown on dissidents and journalists in iran. >> brown: and we close with poet jennifer fitzgerald on hurricane sandy's destructive path through her home town of staten island. that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: ♪ ♪ ♪ moving our economy for 160 ♪ ♪ moving our economy for 160 years. bnsf, the engine that connects us. >> and by the bill and melinda gates foundation. dedicated to the idea
with what turkey has said about syria, or not said. there was none of that. it was really quite -- the silence was deafening. >> jon: here we go all over again, cal. the conflict in that part of the world never seems to end. things appear to be relatively peaceful and then all of a sudden, you get hamas launching rockets and israel responding and you know, you get a peace deal like was brockered on wednesday and then everything seems to cycle all over again. >> i wrote a column this week entitled ground hog day. i think the application is similar to that movie where bill murray gets up and repeats the previous day. >> the height of media coverage for israel was 1976. our bicentennial when they went into uganda to rescue israeli citizens from palestinian terrorists. it was the editorial coverage extremely positive. and unraveled in cnn, c v and the pair palestinians and victims. what about that is the coverage sympathetic to palestinians? >> you know, i will probably be a little different than everybody here on the panel, particularly when it relates to that photo that was shown
political life. >>> hewlett packard has responded to questions about selling products directly to syria. the world's largest pc maker said in a letter today its products could have been delivered to syria through resellers or distributors. the s.e.c.'s office of global security risk had asked hp to describe the nature, duration and extent of its past and present business with syria. the company says it did not authorize sales of its products to that country. they >>> still ahead at 6:00, getting into the holiday spirit. a live report at a tree lighting ceremony in san jose. >>> and an orange and black friday. we'll explain. >>> good evening. i'm jeff ranieri in the weather center. tracking clear skies in san francisco tonight for a couple of tree lightings in downtown with low 60s. 61 right now in san jose. it's going to get cold tonight. temperatures dropping into the mid 50s. your weekend forecast is coming up. >>> there is a lot of activity in downtown san jose right now for christmas in the park. the emcee for tonight's festivities, marla taya. she joins us live. good evening, marla
. citi price rewind. buy now. save later. syria is exploding in more violence. >> opposition activists say at least 76 people were killed across the country yesterday and syria is bracing for more unrest as rebels continue to battle troops loyal to president bashar al assad. ugandans could face life in prison for same sex acts. the acts are already illegal in the east african nation. gays and lesbians are seen as social outcasts and some beaten to death. but a new new law before the parliament would the crack down even more. human rights activists say they are outraged. >> less than 48 hours into a fragile cease fire between israel and hamas, a deadly shooting. one young palestinian was killed and many more were wround wounded in a buffer zone near the israeli/gaza border. a week of fighting saw an unlikely coming together. cnn's sara sidner found proof in a hospital in tel aviv. >> 4-year-old yosef is listening to a bedtime story but he's not at home safe in bed. he's in the hospital, a victim of an age old conflict that has shattered his family life. he and his parents were staying i
-hamas ceasefire took place, wolf blitzer spoke to shimon peres, including the civil war in syria across the israeli border. >> syria has a concentration of chemical weapons. >> are they secure right now? >> they're under the control of assad. i'm not sure they are secure. i wouldn't trust them very much. and they get missiles from iran. and some people say it's okay. what do you mean, okay? they're not collectors of missiles. they fire them. they shoot them. civilian life in tel aviv and jerusalem. the world must take a clear position. it is the israeli reaction, and shooting at israelis. after they left gaza. how long can they destroy any chance for peace? >> what's the role of iran that is playing right now behind the scenes in gaza? >> iran is competing with egypt. they want to win. their chance is to have more extreme on the outside. so they support not only hamas, but also the jihad. >> islamic jihad. >> islamic jihad in gaza. so the islamic jihad forces them also to be more extreme. one of the problems in gaza is there is nobody to really -- there is a competition among four or fi
against iran and syria supporting the opposition so eitherhey are speaking the truth or openly lying, and we can have a much stronger statement from the president looking for regime change inia syria, and all the while turkey funneling millions of dollars to iran. one is a war of words.war second, is also other partners s like dubai who supposedly is ani ally that also is just a hundred miles across the sea from iran, and shifting also some of that ld to them so we have other. players. india's an ally, other allies subverting sanctions through the new identity list gold economyys providing $1 billion to $2 billion a month bypassing t sanctions. melissa: when i heard they were investing in trying to boost oit output, i thought, no, i don't belie that because where are they getting the money, but now you see where they are getting the money. in a lot of ways, it seems like this investment is unstoppable. the whole thing seems unstopeble. >> well, remember, there is somm impact from this sanctions, but they can make up numbers aboutay its own investment. i don't think they have $100 bil
.s. ambassador to both israel and syria. he helped establish the james baker institute for public policy at rice university in houston. ambassador, good to see you. >> good to see you. >> so how confident are you about this truce thus far? >> so far, i think it's holding. and that's obviously a good sign. there have been minor violations. but the important thing is to build on this truce. in every crisis i think there is an opportunity. and if the truce is just to become a prolonged truce only to be broken, say, a year or two down the road and we're faced with a similar crisis that we just seen in the last 12 days, then that i do not think is a successful outcome. >> so it truce is contingent upon what? besides both sides trying to be as peaceful as possible. >> well, obviously, a sustained cease-fire. the israelis do not want arms to be smuggled in and rockets to be smuggled into gaza during the truce in order to avoid what we've just seen, the rocket shelgz in sou shellings in tel aviv and jerusalem. then on the palestinian side, they want to end the targeting of hamas leaders. they want the b
. >>> in syria, rebels claim they have overrun a key base west of aleppo and purged the assad regime from a whole swath of land near the iraqi border, but the killing continues. according to a major opposition group, 32 fepeople have been killed across syria today. >>> here in the states, the focus is retail shopping. black friday may be history, but the hunt for bargains is far from over. that's because we've still got cyber monday ahead of us. it looks like it could be the busiest ever. trish is the host of "street smart" on bloomberg tv. good to see you. >> good to see you, fredricka. >> i know we don't know exactly how well the retailers did on black friday, especially since many of them started on thursday. numbers are going to trickle in throughout the weekend. but i tell you, if you decided not to go to the store, you could have gotten some great deals online, which seems like it would undermine the whole cyber monday thing. what's going on? >> you could and still can get great deals online. a lot of retailers ran really terrific specials. they started them, fredricka, on thursday. they ra
with syria and russia. this is just over an hour. >> i am going to be very brief in introducing our two panelists. i think they are -- i am also going to be in the discussion, for which jonathan promised me two cookies instead of one, for doing double duty. i am not going to say anything substantive about this panel other than looking at the u.s. side of things and the regional side of things, they mesh very well and they also mesh with the first panel. i think we all know jeffrey. the founding director of the thornton center and the senior director at the nfc under president obama for the first two plus years i guess. he has written, by the way, a wonderful book accounting that time, which i think is probably available in the brookings bookstore, and which is probably a great read. jonathan is the current acting director of the thornton center, somebody i must say that, on a personal level, when he was out in the wilds of california, some place beyond the appellation, i think, i used to turn to his right things to understand what was going on in northeast asia. i did not know him, but
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